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by Rusty74
Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 979
Views: 77495

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

My source is the community Woodfuel project - working in local small woodlands thinning them out & "sharing the spoils" so it's a few hours graft but I'm happy to be outside, even if the previous session did rain all day. I was doing it last season but covid stopped it in its tracks so I only got a...
by Rusty74
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 979
Views: 77495

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

firewood at the moment and around the clock,have bought a new sthil ms170 saw as back up as my old one on its way out,trip to farm foods today to stock up and use the money off voucher,due to us coming close to lock down again in wales,but firewood round the clock at the moment can never have enough...
by Rusty74
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 979
Views: 77495

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

last 3 weeks its been getting firewood in ready for next winter and pallets to cut up for sticks,drives the wife mad if i see a limb down somewhere and im out and putting it in the back of my van lol...
by Rusty74
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 979
Views: 77495

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Also a fire extinguisher and blanket,and first aid kit.Easy to reach from the yard. Cleaned and fettled the hurricane lamps.Got enough paraffin now. Fixed a leaking workshop roof. All these things add up. Keep an eye in Lidl the anaf extinguisher range be it the small 1kg or the big 6kg powder are ...
by Rusty74
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 979
Views: 77495

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

LOL rusty I shouldn't laugh, but that's the job my husband had for 12 years. He worked in Edinburgh and drove a Toro around multi storey flats, and people dropped nappies and bottles of water on his head :shock: good machines "Toro" we have a few but mainly ramsoms (which i think are crap tbh),and ...
by Rusty74
Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: solar security lights
Replies: 13
Views: 1399

Re: solar security lights

No problem... These look identical to the ones Lidl were flogging the other year when I got mine but the price on here :shock: https://shop.nightsearcher.com/product/NSSOLARSENTRY1000 One lives on the extra long fence post I put in by the patio (screwed solar to the top and lamp just below). With a ...
by Rusty74
Sun Aug 16, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Help with shopping/building the stash
Replies: 17
Views: 1414

Re: Help with shopping/building the stash

farm foods,b&m,lidel and home bargins we use the only trouble i have with home bargins is i go in for light bulbs and spend £50 to £60 while in there :D :D :D
by Rusty74
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Logistics and Transport
Topic: Roadless Landrover
Replies: 8
Views: 2351

Re: Roadless Landrover

another old comment id like to post on but iv still got my 1st legal car tucked away a mk5 cortina estate 20l gl with pinto engine and twin 45 webber carbs on it,goes like shit off a shovel for its age and easy to repair and will run in a emp,should we every have a mad max scenrio,and great fun in t...
by Rusty74
Sat Aug 15, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.
Replies: 979
Views: 77495

Re: What Preps are you doing this week? Part 7.

Ooh Lil! Your hubby sounds like I used to be.I used to have a proper temper on me,and it has landed me in hot water a time or two. Now I am older,slower and a lot,lot wiser.Avoiding confrontation is my policy now. The temper thing is interesting! I've usually held back on my temper, and the few tim...
by Rusty74
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: solar security lights
Replies: 13
Views: 1399

Re: solar security lights

well managed to get my hands on one of these today after work,was last one in the shop,set it up at the far end of the garden where it is poorly light at night,now awaiting darkness to see how much light it will put out cheers for the links to it folks.... Found on the early ones the sensitivity ad...